Discover the latest science news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Einstein vs quantum mechanics
Fri 13 Jun 2014
Einstein may be most famous for his mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc2, but his work also laid down the foundation for modern quantum mechanics.
Nearby satellite galaxies don't fit standard model
Wed 11 Jun 2014
Scientists report satellite dwarf galaxies at the edges of the Milky Way defy the accepted model of galaxy formation.
On the costs of mega-science projects
Tue 10 Jun 2014
Swinburne Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research)Professor Matthew Bailes' thoughts on the future of technology and research.
Has dust clouded the discovery of gravitational waves?
Wed 04 Jun 2014
It’s almost three months since polarised light was detected from the afterglow of the Big Bang. But did cosmic dust cloud the discovery?
New grants to promote creative aviation research projects
Thu 29 May 2014
The Victorian Coalition Government will provide $500,000 in grants over two years to stimulate leading edge commercial-facing research in the aviation indus
Cosmic explosion spotted in neighbouring galaxy
Wed 28 May 2014
NASA has spotted a HUGE explosion in our neighbouring galaxy, Dr Alan Duffy explains that it could be a rare gamma-ray burst.
Heavens above! What made the cosmic flash that lit Earth today?
A titanic eruption in our neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda, has sent shockwaves through the astronomical community here on Earth, Dr Alan Duffy explains.
Swinburne Aviation Industry Conference
Tue 27 May 2014
Leading figures in the aviation industry to discuss a range of issues including the Malaysia Airlines MH370 case at annual conference.
Exploring space from Hawthorn via Hawaii
Mon 26 May 2014
From its Hawthorn campus, Swinburne astronomers are successfully steering the world's largest optical telescopes in Hawaii.
Insect wings beat superbugs
Thu 22 May 2014
Nanoscale spikes on dragonfly wings are inspiring material that kill bacteria, including deadly antibiotic-resistant golden staph.